# Ch 8: Simplifying and Solving Rational Expressions

Watch math video lessons and take self-assessment quizzes to learn how to work with rational expressions. These video lessons are short and engaging and make learning easy!

## Simplifying and Solving Rational Expressions - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

As you may know, a rational expression is a fraction with polynomials in the numerator and denominator. Working with rational expressions means you need to understand how to work with fractions. Keeping that in mind will help you a lot as you watch our lessons and work on the provided practice problems.

We tackle addition and subtraction in a lesson. You'll get tips and straightforward instruction on how to add and subtract rational expressions from our video lessons. The key thing you will focus on here is to get to the least common multiple, so you can then figure the equation. There is a complimenting lesson that provides some practice problems to give you some experience in working with adding and subtracting rational expressions.

We also have a lesson that introduces you to multiplying and dividing rational expressions. You are going to see some tips on how to work with problems that will make it easier on you to get correct answers every time (hint: it's all about simplifying expressions). You'll also have a practice problem lesson that will give you the chance to put your new skills to use.

Have you worked with rational equations? Our lesson on solving rational equations will introduce you to this type of problem. You'll get to see various types of problems and learn tricks to make it simple to solve all types of rational equations. Put your skills to use with our practice problem lesson.

6 Lessons in Chapter 8: Simplifying and Solving Rational Expressions
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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